Liberty Bell and the Milky Way
Liberty Bell and the Milky Way

Burlington Parks & Recreation

Photography Classes with Andy Porter

Popular demand from our past photography students brings a *new* addition to the photography class series. Local talent Andy Porter teaches this popular series of classes--take one or take them all.

"Better Pictures with your DSLR Camera - Level 1"

Day/Time: Saturday, Jan 23
                  (10am-1pm)
                  OR Thursday, Feb 11
                  (6-9pm)
                  OR Saturday, Mar 12
                  (10am-1pm)
Ages:        Adults and youth 12+
Fee:          $40
Location:  Burlington Parks & Rec
                  Center

Is your DSLR always set on auto? Quality images start with understanding manual exposure. Cover bracketing, polarizers, and the benefits of capturing images in the RAW format and more. Lots of time for hands-on and instructor Q&A. Learn to use your camera to create the image you want. Come with your camera and owner’s manual.

"Composition: Take Awesome Pictures with Any Camera"

Day/Time: Wednesday, Feb 17
                  (6-9pm)
                  OR Saturday, Mar 5
                  (10am-1pm)
Ages:        Adults and youth 12+
Fee:          $40
Location:  Burlington Parks & Rec
                  Center

Having “an eye” for photography is an acquired skill. Learn the basic rules of composition: subject placement; use of the horizon; reflections; leading lines; the Rule of Thirds; framing; and more. Hands-on study in the classroom and also outdoors during class, to practice. All types of camera-owners will benefit from this class!

Ready to reserve your spot? Call Burlington Parks & Recreation with a Visa/MC to reserve an immediate space: (360) 755-9649. View the registration form for more details and options.


"Better Pictures with your DSLR Camera - Level 2" NEW!

Day/Time: Saturday, Feb 20
                  (10am-1pm)
                  OR Thursday, Feb 11
                  (6-9pm)
Ages:        Adults and youth 12+
Fee:          $40
Location:  Burlington Parks & Rec
                  Center

This class is for anyone who has completed the DSLR Basics Class or who has a firm grasp of shooting images in the manual mode. Learn about different lenses, how to use them effectively, delve deep into aperture, depth of field, and shutter speed. Learn how to master these settings and create stunning, unique images. Class also covers advanced details of focusing, use of a tripod, and tips on how to capture images at night.

"Photo Editing: Basics and Software Conversations"

Day/Time: Thursday, Mar 10
                  (6-9pm)
Ages:        Adults and youth 12+
Fee:          $40
Location:  Burlington Parks & Rec
                  Center
Ever try to capture a fantastic scene, only to be disappointed with the results? To create an image that looks just like what you saw, especially in low light situations, you must edit the image. Discussion will include types of editing software. Edit images in class, learn tips and tools to use in your journey into this new, exciting world.

Questions? Give us a call or send us an Email.

Thank you,
Burlington Parks & Recreation Department
www.burlingtonwa.gov/recreation
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